How to Grow Leaders: The Seven Key Principles of Effective Leadership Development

  • 5h 19m 52s
  • John Adair
  • Brilliance Publishing
  • 2005

How to Grow Leaders is a ground-breaking book which sets the record straight on leadership development, the nature of leadership and how it can be taught.

John Adair identifies the seven key principles of leadership development, and answers vital questions on how to select, train and educate leaders at team, operational and strategic leadership levels. In doing so he discusses topics such as the manager as leader, how people become leaders, how to manage leadership training, learning to be a strategic leader and training team leaders.

Effective leadership is a crucial factor in business success. How to Grow Leaders will help you to develop these skills in others, whilst guiding you on your own personal journey towards excellence as a leader.

In this Audiobook

  • 1. The Qualities Approach
  • 2. The Group or Functional Approach
  • 3. Leaders or Managers?
  • 4. The Situational Approach
  • 5. Levels of Leadership
  • Principle 1 - Training for Leadership
  • Principle 2 - Selection
  • Principle 3 - Line Managers as Leadership Mentors
  • Principle 4 - The Chance to Lead
  • Principle 5 - Education for Leadership
  • Principle 6 - A Strategy for Leadership Development
  • Principle 7 - The Chief Executive